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A couple of weeks ago, Jeff Rosenstock released Ska Dream, the all-ska version of his 2020 album No Dream. That whole project is fun and ridiculous, and it’s now almost certainly the ska album with the highest Pitchfork score in history. But Jeff Rosenstock is not new to this whole ska-punk game. He first came to prominence fronting the Long Island ska-punk band Arrogant Sons Of Bitches, and now he’s out here singing in Korean on the Bruce Lee Band’s new ripper “BLT.”

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The California-based musician Mike Park has been making ska-punk for a long, long time. Park started out with the band Skankin’ Pickle in 1989, and in 1996 he founded the label Asian Man Records, which has put out music from people like the Alkaline Trio, Joyce Manor, the Lawrence Arms, and Jeff Rosenstock’s beloved old band Bomb The Music Industry! Park has also been leading the Bruce Lee Band, a ska-punk group with a revolving lineup, since 1995. Today, Park has announced plans for a new Bruce Lee Band EP called Division In The Heartland, and he’s dropped the title track.

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Ska may be one of the most polarizing words in the English language. Many of its superfans have lived and died by the genre from the second they heard their first guitar upstroke, whereas some casual fans dug into it as a flavor of the week for a short amount of time and parted ways […]

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